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Power-Based to Relationship Based Theory

Power-Based to Relationship Based Theory

Author: Craig Coletta

At the end of this tutorial, the learner will understand how conflict resolution theory differs from older, traditional power-based "win-lose" theories of conflict

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Terms to Know
  • Power

    The ability to influence or control people or events, with or without resistance, through various means.

  • Power-Based Theory

    A theory of conflict that sees conflict as a power-based struggle to be won by one side or another through the use of power.

  • Relationship-Based Theory

    An approach to conflict resolution that sees conflict as an opportunity to address fundamental human needs of the parties.

  • Rights-Based Theory

    An approach to conflict resolution looking at conflict as a perceived or actual incompatibility of parties' rights.